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NPTC Level 2 in Basic Tree Climbing & Aerial Rescue (CS38)

Course Level: 

Level 2

Job opportunities after this course: 

Arboriculture: This course covers the skills and knowledge required for Climbing and Aerial rescue. On completion of the course you will have the NPTC Award for Climbing and Aerial Rescue. This qualification is essential for employment in the industry

Overview of the course: 

A practical course - 7 days. Over these 7 working days, you will have gained the practical skills and knowledge to take a practical assessment. The assessment will be on the day following the completion of the training.

Entry requirements: 



Learn how to climb trees with rope and hardness, climb with spikes and be able to rescue from a tree.

How is the course assessed?: 

External practical assessment by NPTC.

Further study options after this course: 

Additional practical CS units can be added to further industry skills.

Length of the course: 

7 full days - practical


Houghall Campus, Durham

When does the course start: 

The course runs at various times throughout the year subject to demand.

More important information about this course:


Fees are payable in advance.
*We make every effort to publish correct fees, however all fees are subject to change. Fees are correct as at the current time (18 Jul 2018 11:10) and are subject to change up to the date of enrolment. Fees quoted are payable annually

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How to apply: 

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